If price of the table is increased by 25%, then a person can buy 25 table less for Rs. 25000. What is the original price (in Rs) of the table?
  • a)
    225
  • b)
    250
  • c)
    200
  • d)
    167
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?
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By SOURAV KUMAR · 2 weeks ago ·SSC
Learners World answered 2 weeks ago
Let the price of one Table be Rs. x
Table bought for Rs. 25000 = 25000/x
New price = x + 25% of x = x + 0.25x = 1.25x
Tables bought for Rs. 25000 = 25000/1.25x = 20000/x
According to question,
⇒ (25000/x) - (20000/x) = 25
⇒ 25000 - 20000 = 25x
⇒ 25x = 5000
∴ x = 200

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